Water disruption affected thousands of Ahwazi families in Alahwaz

According to the water and sewage company in Alahwaz, the cause of the water shortage and disruption in water supply which started a few days ago was the result of construction and other works carried out on the water supply infrastructure. However, many local Ahwazi residents of the impoverished area of Aldayreh (Shilang Abad in Farsi), believe this disruption to be intentional.

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Ahwazi Arab Farmers Protest Worsening Misery as Regime Steals Water from Local Rivers

Yesterday a number of agricultural workers from the Ahwazi town of Hendijan staged a sit in front of the Iranian ministry of agriculture and the governorate building in which they protested the theft of the waters of the Zohreh River as well as the general deteriorating conditions of the agricultural sector and the government intentional disregard for the needs of Hendijan.

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Iran’s weaponization of water in its silent war on Ahwaz

Following the revelations of a new plan by the Iranian regime to divert more water from Ahwaz to central provinces of Iran, Ahwazi Arab citizens on Thursday defied the regime’s ban on protests to stage a peaceful demonstration on the western bank of the Karoon River against the planned move.

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